Adoption (First Amendment) Regulations, 2021

Adoption (First Amendment) Regulations, 2021 makes it the responsibility of the Indian diplomatic missions abroad to perform all duties in relation to adopted child under the Adoption Regulations, 2017. According to the new rules, when parents with adopted child move to a foreign country within two years of adoption, they have to intimate Indian missions about their departure and arrival at least 2 weeks in advance.
The new rule was made as per the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 by the Central Adoption Resource Authority – a statutory body under the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

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